Crime, Police/Fire

Victim strikes back, fights off would-be robber in Parkville

PARKVILLE. MD—A Parkville resident was able to walk away after foiling a robbery attempt overnight. The incident occurred at just after midnight early Tuesday morning in the area of Woodside Avenue at Wilson Avenue (21234). Police say the suspect assaulted the victim, then demanded money.  The victim fought back and was able to walk away. Authorities say no property was stolen.  No …


Crime, Police/Fire

Police respond to Parkville home, arrest former youth pastor in connection with rape that occurred more than 30 years ago

PARKVILLE, MD—Police have arrested an Essex man in connection with a rape that allegedly occurred over 30 years. At just after 11 a.m. on February 25, 2021, officers responded to the 3000-block of Woodside Ave in Parkville (21234) for a call of a past sexual assault on a child. Responding officers met with the victim, an adult female, who advised …


Robbery reported in IKEA parking lot, Carney ATM burglarized

Police are investigating two robberies and a burglary that were reported this month. At just after 3:15 a.m. on Saturday, September 1, three individuals pried open the door of the J Convenience store, located in the 8700-block of Satyr Hill Road in Carney (21234) and then pried open the ATM machine to steal. The suspects then fled the scene. At 11:00 a.m. on …

Rosedale bank robbed, Parkville homes burglarized

Police are investigating several burglaries and robberies that were reported this month. Sometime between midnight on Tuesday, June 11, and 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, an individual broke into a home in the 3000 block of Woodside Avenue in Parkville (21234) by forcing open the basement door. Walls were damaged throughout the house in order to remove the copper piping. A radiator was …

Robbery, assaults, burglaries being investigated by police

Police are investigating several local robberies, assaults, and burglaries that have been reported within the last week. At 2:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, seven individuals assaulted a juvenile victim and stole his cell phone and money at Putty Hill Park in Parkville. At just before 10 p.m. on Sunday, April 23, three individuals entered a home in the 5600 …